Pain can be intense and difficult to tolerate in the short-term, such as labor pains and kidney stone impaction, or chronic and long-term, such as low back pain.
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Mona Khanna: Throbbing, sharp, achy and dull are words often used to describe uncomfortable sensations. Pain can be intense and difficult to tolerate in the short term such as labor pains and kidney stone impaction or chronic and long-term such as low back pain is estimated that almost 100 million Americans suffer from pain at sometime. Surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, those are all often use to relieve pain including the kind from cancer. Medications can be administered orally, inhaled or injected. Acupuncture and chiropractic therapies are among the dozens of other treatments that are sought to relieve pain. Learn more about pain here or share your story or experience with ICU.